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Generally favorable reviews- based on 2404 Ratings

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  • Summary: In Resident Evil 2, the classic action, tense exploration, and puzzle solving gameplay that defined the Resident Evil series returns. Players join rookie police officer Leon Kennedy and college student Claire Redfield, who are thrust together by a disastrous outbreak in Raccoon City thatIn Resident Evil 2, the classic action, tense exploration, and puzzle solving gameplay that defined the Resident Evil series returns. Players join rookie police officer Leon Kennedy and college student Claire Redfield, who are thrust together by a disastrous outbreak in Raccoon City that transformed its population into deadly zombies. Both Leon and Claire have their own separate playable campaigns, allowing players to see the story from both characters’ perspectives. The fate of these two fan favorite characters is in players hands as they work together to survive and get to the bottom of what is behind the terrifying attack on the city. Will they make it out alive? Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 84 out of 85
  2. Negative: 0 out of 85
  1. Jun 29, 2019
    100
    The stunning graphics, incredible survival horror combat and wonderfully eerie setting make picking up a copy of Resident Evil 2 a no-brainer.
  2. Jan 22, 2019
    100
    The silliness helps tie together Resident Evil 2’s combination of genuine terror with baroque puzzles and excessive action, making sure that it is frightening but always fun. It has always been the ethos that has made Resident Evil such an enduring survival-horror success for over twenty years. This remake captures it perfectly, but makes sure it has plenty of fresh tricks up its sleeve to ensure it has as much of an impact on the here and now.
  3. Jan 22, 2019
    95
    Drawing inspiration from the simplicity of the original trilogy, the improved movement from Resident Evil 4 and the exciting, gritty realism from Resident Evil 7, the 2019 remake of Resident Evil 2 is the greatest genetic success to ever come out of the Umbrella Laboratories. An incredibly fresh-yet-classic experience that sets new standards on how a survival horror game should be designed in our era.
  4. Jan 22, 2019
    90
    Resident Evil 2 is likely the single most excellent video game remake ever created and I'm hard-pressed to think of anything else that could even compare.
  5. Jan 28, 2019
    90
    Resident Evil 2’s remake highlights just how great Capcom’s first sequel in the Resident Evil series ways, but does it in a way that makes it the most compelling entry in the series thus far. It’s smart changes merge with the classic design expertly, while its atmosphere is rich thanks to gorgeous lighting and incredible sound design. It’s a reminder of the past, but this remake would be a fine direction for the future of Resident Evil.
  6. Jan 22, 2019
    90
    Don't labor under the delusion that, if you played the original Resident Evil 2, that you should skip this one for some reason. There’s no excuse of “I’ve already played the original, so I don’t need to grab this one.” You couldn’t be more wrong if that’s your line of thinking. From top to bottom, this is already an early contender for Game of the Year 2019, and one of the greatest reasons ever to be a survival horror fan.
  7. Jan 22, 2019
    70
    By trying to please so many different players the game will probably not satisfy anyone completely. Resident Evil veterans will feel like it is a bit too simple and unfaithful. New players will wonder about the 90s logic in spending so much time looking for keys so you can politely unlock doors when your backpack is loaded with rocket launchers and oversized shotguns which could just as easily have blown them off their hinges.

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Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 25 out of 491
  1. Jan 25, 2019
    10
    Omg, this game is absolutely amazing and awesome game ever i playing.. it is very scary. i have no problem with shooting zombies with manyOmg, this game is absolutely amazing and awesome game ever i playing.. it is very scary. i have no problem with shooting zombies with many bullets.. Sound and voice acting are great.. graphic look stunning especially atmosphere details on everything i see.... Story and opening intro are great.. Thank You : Capcom for incredible job on this game. Please do remake for RE 3 Nemesis with Jill Valentine for PS4 and PS5 Expand
  2. Nov 4, 2019
    10
    I mean wow im honestly blown away by this outstanding REmake with a twist . The RE engine is Beautiful the hallways haunting . The lightingI mean wow im honestly blown away by this outstanding REmake with a twist . The RE engine is Beautiful the hallways haunting . The lighting is stunning and the gore system is just brill . 10/10 The REmake we deserved well done CAPCOM ans all staff . I seriously applaud you . Expand
  3. Nov 10, 2019
    10
    Compre el juego de salida, y puedo decir que es sin dudas el mejor juego del año, y de la generación! Sin palabras Resident Evil 2 es una obraCompre el juego de salida, y puedo decir que es sin dudas el mejor juego del año, y de la generación! Sin palabras Resident Evil 2 es una obra maestra en todos los apectos, y a nivel visual en gráficos y detalles está a otra nivel! Expand
  4. Jan 28, 2019
    10
    I couldn't have imagined it would be this good. It's the perfect reboot of RE2. Perfect!
  5. May 29, 2019
    9
    My favorite horror since psx era. Must have for fans of horror games. Real masterpiece.
  6. Feb 3, 2019
    9
    I have to laugh looking through the negative user reviews and seeing that it's literally 100% trolls and people who obviously didn't even playI have to laugh looking through the negative user reviews and seeing that it's literally 100% trolls and people who obviously didn't even play the game.

    Best RE game since the 2002 REmake, period. Full stop. Zombies are an actual thread instead of bullet fodder, pacing is phenomenal and the atmosphere has a thrilling level of intensity that manages to stay present through most of the campaign (aside from some unavoidable cheap deaths).
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  7. Nov 11, 2019
    0
    Обещали одно,сделали другое.Сами похоже не поняли,что делали.
    По сути,это не ремейк,а переосмысление для современных геймеров.РЕ4 ,ну если
    Обещали одно,сделали другое.Сами похоже не поняли,что делали.
    По сути,это не ремейк,а переосмысление для современных геймеров.РЕ4 ,ну если хотите РЕ6 в локациях РЕ2.Резидент 6 ремейк ) получился.
    Сценарии слиты А и Б,кто не понимает,играйте оригинал 1998 года.Они не параллельны
    Музыкальная тема слита,просто отвратительно.
    Атмосфера слита,бегает какой то болванчик с покер фэйсом в темноте и тишине все
    Дух исследавания слит,все помечается крупными значками,сраная казуальщина,нельзя подойти и почитать описания предметов,как в классических частях.
    Пленка для сейвов не нужна,есть авто сейв,пленка нужно только на Харде.Слито,оказуалено
    Камера из жопы,которая загораживает чуть ли не пол экрана.
    Постоянно оживающие зомби,убил,а он не хочет дохнуть,воскрешается.Проще научится пробегать мимо них,что собственно я и делал.
    При прицеле в голову,зомби может вдруг ,внезапно взять и дернуться в сторону,вроде уворачивается,понятно,сделано специально,что бы тяжелее было,но сам факт ,Просто дурь,Слито.
    Нет моментов,вроде взять автомат или ящик с доп слотами,а другое оставить на следующее прохождение другому герою.Привет оригинал 1998 года,в котором это было.
    Крапком сам не понял что делает,то ли Ремейк ,то ли переосмысление.Получился тупой шутан,как и РЕ4 и далее.
    Плевок фанатам в лицо и неуважение.Игру прошел,ибо фан Резика,удалил,больше никогда не запущу этот кусок навоза.
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